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    • Mantua Peace Garden this spring, photo courtesy PHS

New Neighborhood Gardens Trust launches this week with goals to better target garden preservation, protect more land

The revamped community garden advocacy organization Neighborhood Gardens Trust will make its official debut this week, armed with a new board of directors, a tighter alliance with the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society…

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Council committee passes along bill that would prevent urban farming at Manatawna Farm

City council's rules committee today voted in favor of a zoning bill designed to prohibit commercial farming and the expansion of community gardens at Manatawna Farm in Roxborough, going against the…

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Planning Commission says no to bill that would prohibit additional agricultural uses at Manatawna Farm

The city's Parks and Recreation department wants to convert five acres of Upper Roxborough's Manatawna Farm, currently used to grow hay for livestock raised by students at W.B. Saul High School…

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